Ten reasons to attend

1. Learn from experts

Over 100 specialists and industry peers working in all industry sectors are ready to share their process safety knowledge and experience including lessons learned and latest research.

2. Review good practice in process safety

Presentations and posters will share lessons learned from what's worked well (and not so well) so that you can apply good practice to your own operations.

3. Get comprehensive technical insight

The programme will cover all the functional areas that are key to managing and reducing process safety risk effectively, including engineering and design, systems and procedures, knowledge and competence, human factors, assurance, safety culture, and environmental protection.

4. Get industry insights and benchmark your company

Hear presentations and view posters from industry practitioners, regulators and researchers. We're pleased to include contributions from Atkins, BP, Centrica Storage, EDF, ExxonMobil, Fluor, Heineken, Saudi Aramco, Sellafield Ltd, Shell, Thames Water, UK Health and Safety Executive, Wood and many, many more.

5. Hear from senior leaders

Our plenary speakers will share insights in to how process safety is being managed within their organisation, what's working for them, their thoughts on the future and the challenges facing the industry.

6. Have your say

As well as Q&A at the end of every presentation, you'll have the chance to put questions to industry experts including Ken Rivers (IChemE President and chair of the COMAH Strategic Forum) and Dame Judith Hackitt DBE (chair of the EEF, the member organisation which champions manufacturers and manufacturing in the UK, and former Chair of the UK Health and Safety Executive).

7. Network with your peers and make new contacts

There will be plenty of opportunity to network with delegates, presenters, exhibitors and speakers during the event, including a free welcome reception on 22 May and an informal social event on 23 May.

8. Find out what's new in process safety

Process safety is constantly developing and Hazards 29 is a great opportunity to discover the latest research and developments in the field.

9. Discover new products and services

Make new contacts and discover products and services to support you in improving process safety performance at our extensive exhibition running alongside the conference.

10. Meet Continuous Professional Development (CPD) requirements

Attending Hazards 29 is a great way to demonstrate commitment to your personal and professional development. What's more, if you have the Professional Process Safety Engineer registration in your sights, then you can attend a free information session to find out more about it and how to start or progress your application.